Roast Guinea Pig
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Roast Cuy for Your Birthday

Emblematic of Peru, roast guinea pig (cuy al horno) is very important and popular in the city of Cuzco.  While … 1 1059
Food Offerings in the San Pedro Market
Food Culture, Restaurants

Eating in the Market

A quick and inexpensive meal? It sounds like time for fast food. MacDonalds, KFC, and Bembos are found, now, on … 0 494
Ceviche Mixto
Commentary, Peruvian Cuisine

A Culinary Revolution in Peru?

In a recent interview, Fernan Adrià, the famous chef and creator of the great restaurant El Bulli, said he wanted … 0 884
The Marca Peru
Commentary

Two Notes on a Red and White Line: The Marca Perú

Peru recently announced the symbol that serves as its mark for purposes of trade and tourism, as well as national … 0 758
Rain Clouds over Cuzco
Commentary, Customs

September: Rain, Pestilence, and Planting

Rain falls again in Cuzco. The clouds thicken, softening the intense, highland light, like soil well dug and prepared for … 0 723

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Chicharrones (Walter Coraza Morveli)

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folklore and legends

The Devil Cat (Hebert Huamani Jara)

Demons in Roof-Top Cats

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A Town, a Teacher, and a Murder

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Destruction of the Temple of Santo Domingo

The Story of a Beggar and a Café in Cusco

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Parade of Allegories

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Love to Dance (Brayan Coraza Morveli)
Mickey Mouse in Cusco

Literature

Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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A Book of Stories Coming Soon

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Huaca Mesa Redonda (Photo: Wayra)
Archeology, Culture, history

Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’

Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’ is present among the wak’as (or huaca. A wak’a (Quechua) is an … 0 466
Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun
history

PUCUY SUCANCA AND CHIRAO SUCANCA, INCA SOLAR OBSERVATION

One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 0 401
Llamas y ausangate (https://www.instagram.com/p/-U9BPqovH_/)
history

Llamas and their importance in the Andean World

Llamas are domestic animals from the Camelidae family and are common in the Peruvian Andes. It was a very important … 0 594
Customs, drinks, history, Intersections, Medicinals, tourism, Travel

Ayahuasca, A Plant with Demands, Challenges, and Changes

What if I told you there was a plant that could show your past, present, and future? A plant believed … 0 1406
McCune Copper Pit at Cerro de Paso
drinks, history, Intersections

Mines, Railroads, and Mormons in the Story of Pisco Sour

The Train on its way to Cerro de Pasco 1904 One hundred years ago this last Friday, April 1st, Victor … 0 1704